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Nov

Wilton Cheese Fundraiser

BCAK is holding its Annual Wilton Cheese Fundraiser just in time for Christmas entertaining and gift-giving. Orders are due by Tues Nov 28th and can be picked up  on Thurs. Dec 7th after 3 pm at our office (110 – 650 Dalton Ave.) Complete information and order forms (online and hard copy download)  are available on our Wilton Cheese Fundraiser webpage. Note: Cheese pieces

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30
Oct

Breast Density And Breast Cancer Risk – What every Woman Should Know

Breast Density is seldom discussed by doctors with their female patients -yet it is one of the most important risk factors associated with the likelihood of developing breast cancer.  Women with dense breasts are 6 times more likely to get breast cancer than women with less dense breasts.  Dense breasts can also mask tumours in mammograms. The attached article, reprinted

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6
Oct

Today Newsletter – 2017 Fall Edition Released

BCAK has released the Fall 2017 edition of our TODAY newsletter. This issue features articles on Obtaining Diagnostic Test Results  and Nutrition and Breast Cancer.  In addition to the regular updates, you will find information about our upcoming Annual General Meeting, our Annual Share the Care Golf Tournament and our 2017 Car Raffle.

26
Sep

October 17 is Bra Day in Kingston

Visit our booth at BRA DAY in Kingston. Bra Day will be taking place on October 17 from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM at the: The Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts 390 King St. West Kingston, ON K7L 3N6 View Map   This is a FREE, once-a-year event that brings leading breast reconstruction experts together to answer all your questions.

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22
Sep

2017 BCAK AGM on 25 October – Hold the date

  Breast Cancer Action Kingston is holding its Annual General Meeting at the Invista Centre  (1350  Gardiners Rd, Kingston) on  Wednesday October 25th, 2017 at 7 pm – doors open at 6:30 light refreshments will be served The meeting will feature guest speaker, Dr. Glykeria Martou, who will be discussing Breast Reconstruction following breast cancer surgery. All BCAK members and

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20
Sep

Win a Ford Focus!

A friendly reminder about our 2nd Annual Car Raffle for a 2017 Ford Focus.  Only 2000 tickets are being sold! Tickets can be purchased for $25 at our office at 110 – 650 Dalton Ave.  or at Petrie Ford (1388 Bath Rd.)  As a bonus, Petrie Fordis giving a free ticket to everyone who takes a vehicle for a test

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17
Aug

Unclaimed Golf Tournament Ticket Box Items – You may be a winner!

Three ticket box items remain unclaimed following our Golf Tournament last Friday, August 11, and we do not have contact information for the winners.  Two of the winning tickets had no names – the items and winning ticket numbers are: Basket of Preserves  – ticket #803978 Mystery Box  – ticket #8039100 The 3rd item was won by Gail Nalon, but

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21
Jul

2nd Annual Car Raffle

After the huge success of last year’s car raffle, BCAK has decided to hold its 2nd Annual Car Raffle,  this time in association with Petrie Ford, Kingston for a 2017 Ford Focus S - automatic with air conditioning. New this year -  the winner will have the option of selecting a $15,000 guaranteed cash buy back if not interested in
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21
Jun

Summer 2017 Issue of ‘BCAK TODAY’ now available

BCAK has released the Summer 2017 edition of its TODAY newsletter.  In addition to the normal updates of ongoing activities, this issue contains articles on recent and upcoming events – BCAK’s Walk for Awareness, Education Evening and “Share the Care” Golf Tournament.  You will also find articles on Living Beyond Breast Cancer’s “Thriving Together” conference, a new drug for metastatic breast

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27
May

Introducing Our New Logo

New Logo Released in Conjunction with 24th Annual Walk For Awareness In Conjunction with our 24th Annual Walk For Awareness, we are introducing our new logo.  Our original logo was created 23 years ago when BCAK was first registered as a charitable organization.  The new logo incorporates a stylized version of the traditional  pink breast cancer ribbon with black teardrop,

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